Russian Names of Greek Origin

Male

Name and Variations Diminutives

Greek and English forms

Patronymics and Surnames
Afanasi, Afanasy Afonka, Afonya Athanasius Afanasiev Afanasii Afansiev

Afanasyeva

Aleksander, Aleksandr, Alexandr Alek, Lyaksandr, Sanya, Sasha, Sashenka, Shasura, Shura, Shurik, Shurochka (archaic) Alexander Aleksandrov

Aleksandrovna

Aleksei, Aleksey, Alexei, Alexey Alesha, Alyosha, Alyoshenka, Lyosha Alexius Alekseev, Alekseevitch Alekseeva, Alekseevna
Anastas   Anastasios Nastasich
Anatoli, Anatoliy, Anatoly Tolya, Tolenka Anatolius  
Andrian      
Anfim   Anthemion  
Anisim, Onisim   Onesimos  
Antip   Antipas, Antipater  
Arkadi, Arkadij, Arkady Arkasha Arkadios  
Arkhip Khipa Arkhipos  
Aristomakh   Aristomachus  
Arseni, Arseny Senya Arsenios  
Artyom, Artyem, Artiom Artemi Tyoma, Tyomechka, Tyomka, Artemios, Artemas  
Averki   Aberkios  
Demid Desya Diomedes  
Demyan   Damian  
Denis Deniska Dionysius (Dennis) Denisov, Denisova
Dimitri, Dmitrij, Dmitriy Dima, Dimka, Dmitryushka, Mitka, Mitenka, Mitya Demetrios Dimitriev, Dimitrov
Dorofei   Dorotheus  
Dosifei   Dositheos  
Fedot Fedya Theodotos  
Ferapont   Therapon  
Feodosi, Fedosy Fedya Theodosius  
Feofil   Theophilus  
Feofilakt Filat Theophylaktos (Theophilact)  
Filip   Philip  
Firs   Thyrsos  
Foka   Phokas  
Fyodor, Fedor, Teodor Fedya, Fedyenka, Fedka Theodoros (Theodore) Fedorov, Fedorovitch, Fedoriv, Fedorova, Fedorovna, Teodorov, Teodorovna
Gennadi, Gennady Gena, Genochka Gennadios  
Georgi, Georgiy, Georgy, Gorain Goga, Gora, Gorya, Jeorgif, Zhorah, Zhorz, Georgios (George) Swe Goran Georgiev, Georgievna

Gerasim Garsha Gerasimos  
Grigory, Grigori Grisha Gregorios (Gregory) Grigorieff, Grigoriev
Ilarion Ilari Hilarion (Hilary)  
Ipati Patya Hypatios  
Ippolit   Hippolytos  
Irinei, Irenei   Eirenaios  
Karp   Karpos, Karpophoros  
Kiril, Kirill, Kiryl Kirila, Kiriyushak Kyrillos (Cyril)  
Kiriyak Kir    
Kondrati, Kondraty Kondrashka Kodratos Kondratov, Kondratyev, Kondrateva
Kopos      
Kozma, Kuzma Kuzya, Kuzen'ka Cosmas (Cosmo)  
Leonid, Leonide Leon, Lyonya, Lyonechka Leonidas  
Leonti   Leonteios, Leontios  
Makar, Makari , Makary Makarka Makarios Makarin, Makarov
Mefodi Mefodya, Modya Methodios  
Meliton   Mellitus  
Miron   Myron  
Mitrofan Mitroshka, Mitya Metrophanes  
Nicolai, Nikolay, Nikolos Kolya, Kolenka, Kolushka, Nikolenka, Nikolinka, Nikolushka Nikolaos (Nicholas)  
Nikita   Aniketos  
Nikodim   Nikodemos  
Ofonia      
Orusim      
Parfen Parfenka Parthenopaeus  
Pimen Pima, Pimeri Poimen  
Platon   Plato  
Porfiry   Porphyrios  
Prokhor Pronya, Prosha Prokhoros  
Prokopi, Prokofy, Prokofi Pronya, Prosha Prokopios  
Rodion Rodya Herodion  
Sava, Savva   Sabas, Sabbas  
Sidor   Isidoros  
Sonov   From fem Sonya  
Spiridon   Spiridion  
Stepan, Stefan, Stephan Stepka, Stepanka, Stepashka, Styopa Stephanos (Stephen) Stepanov
Taras, Tarasi   Tarasios, Tharasios  
Tikhon Tisha Tychon (Tycho) Tikhanov
Timofei, Timofey Tyoma Timotheos  
Trifon   Trypho  
Trofim   Trophimos  
Vasiliy, Vassilyl Vasya, Vasilik, Vaska, Vasenka, Vasilyok, Vasyenka Basileios (Basil) Vasilev, Vasilevich

Vasileva, Vassilyevna

Vissarion   Bessarion  
Yefim, Efim, Efimi Fima Euphemios Efimov, Yefemov, Yefimov

Yegor, Egor Egorushka, Egorka, Goga, Gora, Gorya Georgios (George) Egorov, Egorova, Yegorov, Yegorova
Yermolai Jermija Hermolaos  
Yevgeni, Yevgeny, Yevgeniy, Eugeniy, Evgenij, Evgeniy, Evgeny, Jevgeny Zhenya, Zhenechka Eugenios (Eugene)  
Yuri, Yuriy, Youri Yura, Yurasha, Yurochka, Yurik Georgios (George)  

Female

Afanasiya Fanya Fem of Athanasios -
Afimia Fimochka   -
Agafia, Agafiya, Agafya - Agapia (St. Agapius) -
Agasha Gasha Agatha -
Aglaya - Aglaia -
Agnessa, Aneska, Inessa Nesha, Nessa, Netia, Neza Hagne (Agnes) -
Aksiniya Aksinya, Kseniya   -
Alexandra, Aleksandra Sacha, Sasha, Sashenka, Shura,, Shurochka, Sashura Fem of Alexander -
Anastasia, Anastasiya, Annastasija Nastasia, Nastassia, Nastenka, Nastya, Nyusha, Stasya, Tasenka, Tasya fem of Anastasius  
Anfisa Fisa Gk Antousa -
Anfiya   Gk Antheia (Anthea)  
Anisiya, Anisya   fem of Gk Onesimos -
Avdeeva      
Avdotia, Avdotya Avdunya, Avdotitsa, Dunya, Dunyasha, Dounia Gk Evdokia (Eudocia) -
Chiona      
Daria, Darya Dasha fem of Persian Darius -
Doroteya Dasha, Dosya, Duscha Dorothea -
Euprakseia   Eupraxia  
Fekla Feklitsa Theokleia (Thecla) -
Feodora, Fedora, Pheodora Fedorka, Fedya Theodora -
Feodosya, Fedosya, Theodosia Theda Theodosia  
Filipa Lipa Philippa  
Galina Gala, Galya, Galochka, Galenka, Galiysha 'galene' calm or Helene -
Irina, Arina, Orina Ira, Irinka Arisha, Orya   -
Irisa      
Kaleria      
Kira Kirochka   -
Larisa, Larissa Lara, Larochka Gk Larissa -
Larina      
Lenora   Eleanor, Leonora  
Leonilla      
Lera Lerka   -
Lydia, Lidija, Lidiya Lida, Lidka, Lidocha, Lidochka   -
Makrina      
Malina -   Malinin, Malininich, Malinina, Malinovna
Margarete, Margarita Margo, Margosha,, Rita Margaret -
Melita   Fem of Mellitus  
Minodora      
Narkissa   fem of Narcissus  
Neonila      
Pelageya Palasha Fem of Pelagios -
Praskovya Parasha, Pasha Paraskeva (Good Friday) -
Raisa, Raiza Raya   -
Sofia, Sofiya Sonechka, Sonja, Sonya, Sonyuru, Sonyusha, Sonyushka Sophia -
Stephania, Stepanida, Panya, Stepka, Stesha Stephanie -
Taissia      
Varvara, Warvara Varenka, Varinka, Varya, Varyusha, Wava Barbara -
Vasilisa   Fem of Vassily/Basil  
Xenia      
Yekaterina, Katerina, Ekaterina Katenka, Katerinka, Katinka, Katlina, Kiska, Katuscha, Katya, Katyenka, Katyushka, Kisa Katherine -
Yelena, Elen, Elena, Ellina Lena, Lenochka, Lenusya, Liolya, Lolya Helen  
Yevdokiya, Evdokeia, Evdokia, Evdokiya, Evdokseia - Eudoxia  
Yevfrosinya, Evfrosinya - Euphrosyne  
Yevgeniya, Yevgenya, Evgenia, Evgeniya, Evgenya, Evguenia Zenya, Zenechka, Zhenya Eugenia  
Yurina   Fem of Yuri  
Zinaida, Zenaida, Zenaide Zena, Zenochka, Zhenya, Zina Zenais, from Zenos, genitive form of Zeus -
Zinovia, Sinovia Zina Zenobia -
Zoya Zoyechka, Zoyenka   -